California Court of Appeal affirms defense verdict in product defect action against chemical manufacturers, rejecting plaintiffs' attempt to use jury instructions developed for asbestos litigation.
California Court of Appeal reverses arbitration award against employer in sexual harassment case.
California Court of Appeal rejects class action against employers and workers compensation insurers.
California Supreme Court limits scope of hirer liability to self-employed contractors.
California Court of Appeal reverses $1.9 million judgment in asbestos action and orders new trial on allocation of fault.
San Diego County Superior Court denies petition for writ of mandate challenging California State University's fees for summer school.
California Supreme Court rules that a plaintiff who previously sued for loss of consortium based on a spouse’s personal injuries cannot, consistent with the res judicata doctrine, again pursue post-death consortium damages in a second lawsuit for wrongful death.
California Court of Appeal reverses $5 million judgment in asbestos case, holding that valve maker is not liable as a matter of law for asbestos that was used in conjunction with its product.
California Court of Appeal issues opinion approving the use of ethical screens to avoid vicarious law firm disqualification.
California Court of Appeal reverses $40 million judgment in dispute over satellite television royalties.